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hand pump

A device in a hydraulic system used to manually build up hydraulic pressure as a backup in case of hydraulic pump failure. In some earlier aircraft, the hand pump was also used to transfer fuel from one tank to another in case of electrical or pump failure. See double-acting hand pump.
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The large bar area has four handpumps serving real ales such as Hancock's HB and guest beers from local breweries such as the Otley Brewery.
Tender notice number : 03/2017-18 Samsaan Ghat kesra Handpump ID:2017_PRD_79347_1
There are six handpumps, which feature two regular beers - Jennings and Tetley - and four changing guest ales.
At the front of the pub is a bar area with ten handpumps, a real fire and a TV showing sports.
The bar is situated on the left-hand side of the pub and is made out of dark wood with gleaming chrome handpumps.
The will-they-won't-they romance has been brewing over the Rovers handpumps for months.
She heard complaints related to the non-availablity of ration cards, fake records of the NREGA, irregularities in Indira Awas and scarcity of handpumps.
An unusual Islands Beer Festival has been organised at the Boathouse in Wylam, Northumberland, the multi award-winning pub that features an astonishing forest of 12 handpumps at any one time.
Six new stainless steel handpumps are now dispensing several Jennings beers and a couple of guest ales.
KPI is preparing VBD(TM) to be the new preferred form of liquid dispensing for the 21st century - displacing conventional handpumps, spigots, valves and other older mechanical concepts.
Both feature five chrome handpumps serving real ales from Brains Brewery with Bitter, SA, Dark, Rev James and the Brains seasonal beer, currently British Summer, a light hoppy ale.